There has been a lot of RC News coming out of the hobby show, including this beauty. Hot Bodies is very proud to officially reveal to the world the new HB R8 1/8 competition nitro on road race car! Features include a competition ready pro-spec 1/8 chassis, extremely low center of gravity, thick aluminum chassis, centrally mounted fuel tank and battery pack, and woven graphite upper deck and shock towers. More details to come, in the mean time go check out the pics of this beauty!
Update: Hot Bodies has just released more information and additional pictures of the hot new HB R8.
Making its premiere at the 2013-2014 IFMAR World Championships in Japan, the HB R8 surprised the RC world with a well-deserved appearance in the Final, before it even had an official name. The R8 is the first car from HB to enter the extremely competitive class of 1/8th Nitro Track racing – commonly known as the “Formula One of RC” because of the speed and complexity of the cars. With a 5mm thick 7075-series aircraft aluminum chassis and bulkheads built for fast settings changes, a 2-piece steering knuckle design and more precision machined alloy throughout the car, the HB R8 is purpose-built from the ground up to be competitive right from the start.